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(lä pwĕn`tē), city (1990 pop. 36,955), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles; laid out 1841, inc. 1956. Primarily residential, the city manufactures hardware, electronics, and paper products.
Romero contacted his wife Tuesday by telephone from the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, said Bob Wilcox, the pastor who succeeded Romero in July at Hacienda Christian Fellowship Church in La Puente, California.
But even making partner at the venerable old-line firm did nothing to diminish Terrell's identification with disadvantaged black kids in struggling neighborhoods like the one he grew up in in La Puente, California.